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We stand with The Capital Gazette

In the aftermath of the Capital Gazette shooting, which claimed the lives of five newspaper employees, the industry, its audience and the nation must contend with...
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Moving to Canada is not a solution for problems at home

Whenever national politics fail to suit a disgruntled citizen, they may quip, “That’s it, I’m moving to Canada." This claim is rarely a serious threat,...
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Texas students deserve fair funding

Texas State's tuition has been rising every year since 2008, which is not unusual for any Texas university. However, the rate at which Texas...
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Talk It Out: Divest from Israel

In March 2017 the United Nations reported that the question of whether Israel could become an apartheid State in the future had become irrelevant;...
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Talk It Out: Stand with Israel

Protests along the border between Israel and the Gaza strip have once again led to clashes between Palestinian protestors and the Israeli Defense Forces. The...
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Pay artists fairly, exposure is not enough

For struggling artists trying to find success in their area of passion, a big break can be valuable in making their dream more sustainable....
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2018 is not 1968

Many observe the political turmoil of the last two years culminating in activist battles online and in the streets and immediately likened 2018 to...
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Political differences can be a legitimate reason to end a friendship

"I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend." - Thomas Jefferson. The country's...
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Tattoos and piercings should not indicate a person’s degree of professionalism

Many changes come with college as this era of life is characterized by modifications — both physically and mentally. Tattoos, piercings and shaved heads...
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Student workers deserve higher wages

About 20 million students currently attend colleges and universities in the U.S., a higher amount than ever before. Though each generation has become more educated, there...